National Park Service worker Steven Oliver takes a photo during the inaugural Groundhog Day event at Dupont Circle in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. D.C. Council member Jack Evans proclaimed Thursday as "Potomac Phil Day." The groundhog "predicted" six more weeks of winter. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

National Park Service worker Steven Oliver takes a photo during the inaugural Groundhog Day event at Dupont Circle in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. D.C. Council member Jack Evans proclaimed Thursday as "Potomac Phil Day." The groundhog "predicted" six more weeks of winter. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)